People (Attorney General) v Shribman and Samuels

 
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(C.C.A.),
The People (Attorney-General)
and
Shribman and Samuels

Emergency legislation -Emergency Powers Order - Construction - Export of specified articles prohibited "otherwise than under . . . licence" - "Cutlery, hardware, implements and instruments" - Whether a watch is an "instrument" - Onus of proof - Whether complainant must prove non-existence of licence -Proof of Order - Subsequent Order providing Courts shall take judicial notice of Orders -Retrospective effect of Order - Validity of Order - Special Criminal Court - Amendment of indictment - Conspiracy - Uncorroborated evidence of accomplices - Accomplices convicted, but not sentenced at date of trial - Emergency Powers Act, 1939 (No. 28 of 1939), s. 2, sub-s. 2; s. 5, sub-s. 2 - Emergency Powers (Continuance and Amendment) Act, 1942...

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